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Withholding Tax in Hong Kong

Withholding tax generally refers to income tax paid to the government by the payer of the income instead of the recipient of the income. As implied by its name, the tax is withheld or deducted from the payment made to the recipient. Which Payments are Subject to Withholding Tax in Hong Kong? Royalty / licence fee made to a non-Hong Kong resident for […]

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2021-22 Hong Kong Budget Analysis

On 24 February 2021, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong announced the Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22. The forecast is that for the fiscal year 2020-21, there will be a deficit of around HKD 257.6 billion, and that the fiscal reserves are expected to become HKD 902.7 billion by 31 March 2021. The focus […]

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Covid-19 Tax Concerns in Hong Kong

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have taken unprecedented measures such as implementing strict quarantine requirements or travel restrictions. As a result, senior executives who are used to travel frequently may now be forced to stay much longer in a host country than usually or even get stranded there. This situation may raise significant Covid-19 […]